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The Human Race

Human Race
25th May – 7th July

An extraordinary exhibition which explores the history, development and ethics of sport and exercise medicine.

Human Race uses Scottish medical and sporting collections, newly commissioned artworks and rare film footage to highlight some of the pioneering and far reaching developments that have taken place in Sport and Exercise Medicine over the last 200 years. 
The majority of the 100+ items, drawn from Scottish medical and national collections, will be on public display for the first time. Objects include Bronze Age wrist protectors and rarely seen film footage to early anatomical specimens and the latest body imaging techniques.A notable feature of this unique exhibition is the inclusion of contemporary art. Four Scottish artists were commissioned to introduce creative voices and a contemporary perspective to the rich material and themes of the exhibition.

An exciting and varied programme of associated events will run alongside the exhibition. Events include talks, exhibition tours, a schools programme, workshops and film screenings. These will bring together artists, practitioners, athletes and writers to explore, discuss and debate the core themes of the exhibition as well as some of the more complex and often hidden issues that surround the culture of sport.

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1st April – 31st October
Tuesday – Saturday 10am-5pm
1st November – 31st March
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